Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series

Kimberly Earnshaw, director of the Southwest Michigan division of the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association,  will give a presentation titled, “The high cost of poor health and how to influence change” at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25. The presentation will take place in 2150 Schneider Hall.

The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.mReservations are required and can be made below or by calling (269) 387-5964. Free parking is available in Schneider Hall Lot 72R.

kimberly earnshaw

photo of Kimberly EarnshawKimberly Earnshaw works with organizations, volunteers and leaders to impact the overall health of the community. She has been with the AHA for more than seven years and works tirelessly to help create a culture of health through successful activities like Go Red for Women, Healthy for Good Heart Walk, Worksite Wellness and more. Her goal is to collaborate with the AHA and its volunteers to inspire individuals to create healthy, lasting changes in their lives.

Earnshaw is passionate about serving her community and presenting healthy living practices to its members. From teaming up with city leaders to support more walking and biking routes, to creating initiatives to make healthier food options available in all neighborhoods, she strives to make it easier to be healthy where people live, work and play in West Michigan.

Haworth College of Business

Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, one of the largest schools of business in the United States, is the academic home to more than 3,500 undergraduate students majoring in 18 specialized areas of business. An additional 500 graduate students study business administration and accountancy.

The Haworth College of Business is among an elite group of fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide that are accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels by the AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It is among a select 1 percent of business schools worldwide that have additional specialized AACSB accreditation for their accountancy programs.

About the series

The Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series provides an opportunity for the local community to hear top business leaders and WMU faculty, alumni and friends of the Haworth College of Business discuss current topics of interest.